HUBCAP # c14merc1969_1 This photo shows a 14 inch Mercury hubcap for 1969 cars.
This 1969 Mercury hubcap is for Comet models. This is hubcap # c14merc1969_1 , The above gallery images show some further details of this attractive stainless steel design.
Design details includes many radial lines around the outer perimeter. These lines are chrome on a black background and they also sloped downward toward a conical profile at center hub. This center hub is a raised area with the words “MERCURY MERCURY” in a red ring circling the center. In the center is a chrome Mercury man symbol on a black background.
For this 1969 Mercury hubcap , the weight is about 2 pounds each. The wheel attachment method is a nice integral stainless steel multi-clip design.
Our supply quantity, of this 14 inch Mercury hubcap for 1967/8 time frame, is presently a bit low. However, the quality of this supply is the best.
If you find any of the above discussion a bit confusing, a great general article is under Hubcap Article. And under this article, more specific discussions include the following.
1 For the word “Hubcap”, a history and a definition article . This covers an interesting discussion of how hubcaps started out as an all metal construction that later transitioned to partial metal and plastic and then all plastic. This 1969 Mercury hubcap is an all metal design.
2 Hubcap Identification Systems discussion. This covers the classic Hollander Numbering system and the newer Hubcap Hilton Numbering system. Hollander has many useful catalogs on cars … visit them at https://hollanderinterchange.net/catalog/ .
3 And finally, Hubcap Features …. which covers several features. This includes full size hubcap designs, wire wheel hubcap designs, various attachment (hubcap to wheel) designs, trim rings, and locking hardware.